My Final Trackplan.....

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  1. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    for my room lol

    Hi guys, im sure most of you member my previous threads with me making up some trackplans for a full room layout and your prolly thinking ohh great heres another one :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    Well, the with the new house were moving to (my dad and I) I wont be getting my own train room after all, so I had to make yet another one up for me to live in and have a layout at the same time :mrgreen:

    Ive decided that the layout will dominate my room, Im only going to have my bed and a dresser with a TV on it in my room. No computer table or anything else cause I'll have my laptop so there is no more need for a computer desk anymore.

    Spent a few days working on this and I have just a few HUGE industries instead of many smaller industries. The main ones are a Cement Plant, Grain Complex, A Mill, and a Refinery with smaller industries being a Custom warehouse, Heritage Furniture, and Armstrong Electric Motors buildings.

    Josh (jbaakko) had said his layout was going to only have a few major industries on it and he started describing it and it made me want to do the same, I like HUGE buildings and complexes :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    Well here is the treackplan, ill post a new post everytime I added in somthing new
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Benchwork

    Heres the benchwork, it has changed as I went along but this is the basic set-up. My bed and Dresser are maked as you can see. Measurements are also marked for the benchwork, furniture and reaches across the benchwork

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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Heritage Furniture

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    This one shows 2 Heritage Furniture Buildings combined to make 1 long building and a Armstrong Electric Motors Building in the small 10" shelf down in the walk-in area with a small one track siding for use by both buildings
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Heritage Furniture second building

    Mainline tracks are marked with Green Tracks and Sidings and Spurs are marked with Grey Tracks

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    Another Heritage Funiture building built to fit the available space just above the dresser
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Cement Complex

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    Heres the Buildings that will make up the HUGE Cement Complex, the next post will have descriptions of the buildings as to what they are. You can see I had to change the benchwork to fit the complex in
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    Cement Complex Descriptions

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    Cement Complex Tracks

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    Heres how the Complex Tracks are layed out and how it will connect to the mainline
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    Refinery

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    Heres the Refinery using 2 Walthers North Island Refinery's, 8 Tank Car Unloading Racks, Tank Truck Loading Rack, 5 Tall Storage tanks and 1 Wide Storage Tank
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    Custom Warehouse

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    I designed a custom warehouse for the small spot just above the cement complex and to the right of the refinery. The building is built using 5 Walthers Heritage Furniture buildings
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    Custom Warehouse Details

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    I added on some details to the building such as dust colllectors, storage tanks....
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    Custom Warehouse Tracks

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    Added and connected the tracks to the mainline for the building
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    Grain Complex

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    Heres the Grain Complex, I re-did a lil bit of the refinery to make the Grain Complex bigger
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    Grain Complex Descriptions

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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Allied Rail Re-builders and Rolling Mill

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    Heres the Mill. It has a Rolling Mill that has been kitbashed into a smaller 2 bay building instead of a 3 bay building and also has 2 Allied Rail Re-builders buildings kit-bashed together.

    Also added in the Shop Building made by Walthers
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    Flex-Track Re-done

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    I went and re-did all the flex-track in the plan and used the "optomize" button that Atlas has so it automadiclly does the flex-track to the best possible way.
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    [​IMG]

    Here is the entire plan without benchwork or buildings around it.

    Member Green is mainline and Grey is sidings and spurs
  17. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    great plan josh :thumb:.it will definitely not be boring! but if your carpentry skills are up to the challenge,could you make the layout high enough to clear the TV and add a shelf over it to widen the area over the dresser?--josh
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    The only run-around I see is a small one near Shop Bldg. #1. You may think about another one somewhere so as to be able to get the locomotives around and in front of or behind desired cars. It would be nice if you could fit a double mainline up through there but it seems like things are kind of tight the way they are.
    This may be the first thread in Zealot history where every post on the first page was made by the author of the thread!:mrgreen::thumb:
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    TrainNut beat me to it while I was double checking the track plan. Another run-around (and a longer one, if possible) would probably make your life a lot easier when it comes time to operate this layout.

    Also, I applaud your sense of minimalism (in terms of furniture) but I don't think you went far enough. Get rid of the bed too. A sleeping bag should fit in the closet when you're not using it, thereby freeing up more space for another industry or two. And that dresser, throw that in the closet too. Furniture is *so* over-rated. :mrgreen:
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    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    but why dint WOMEN get that philosophy! sign1--josh